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Trends in the North American job board market

Just a heads-up - you may be interested in a guest blog post I wrote for People, Brands, and Random Thoughts on trends in the North American job board market.  Although hardly exhaustive, I've tried to touch on some of…

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Job boards must evolve or die

Over a year ago, I wrote about the changes in the job board world. I also promised myself I wouldn't write about job boards 'dying' for at least a year. Well, time's up! Are some job boards dying? Well, of…

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How branding protects against commoditization

Commoditization - it's a big word. What does the dictionary tell us? "When a product becomes indistinguishable from others like it and consumers buy on price alone, it becomes a commodity. " (emphasis added) One of the top concerns expressed in…

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Why (some) recruiters hate job boards

Oh, to be the new kid on the block! Twitter, Facebook, and the rest of social media are experiencing that thrill - they're new, exciting, and can do no wrong. A while back, job boards were the new kids. No…

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5 ways to make your job board better

Consider this a companion piece to last week's blog. Remember, you don't want an average job board - you want one that makes job seekers and employers alike enthusiastic! Ask questions. You can never know too much about your job…

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Pay per posting vs. pay per response

For the past 15 years, the job board industry has been dominated by the 'pay per posting' revenue model: an employer purchases a job posting (and sometimes resume access or other add ons). Yet there's another model that has been…

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Does industry news matter?

Every day I peruse ERE.net, Cheezhead, Workforce, and a bunch of other sites. Why? Well, of course I'm avoiding my 'real' work...but I'm also trying to keep up with the ever-shifting winds of change in the HR, recruiting, and job…

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